[dpdk-dev] [PATCH v1 00/20] net/txgbe: add VF driver support

Jiawen Wu jiawenwu at trustnetic.com
Wed Feb 3 08:48:58 CET 2021

On February 3, 2021 2:08 AM, Ferruh Yigit wrote:
> On 1/22/2021 9:47 AM, Jiawen Wu wrote:
> > This patch adds txgbevf PMD as a part of txgbe PMD.
> >
> > Jiawen Wu (20):
> >    net/txgbe: add ethdev probe and remove for VF device
> >    net/txgbe: add base code for VF driver
> >    net/txgbe: support add and remove VF device MAC address
> >    net/txgbe: get VF device information
> >    net/txgbe: add interrupt operation for VF device
> >    net/txgbe: get link status of VF device
> >    net/txgbe: add Rx and Tx unit init for VF device
> >    net/txgbe: add VF device stats and xstats get operation
> >    net/txgbe: add VLAN handle support to VF driver
> >    net/txgbe: add RSS support for VF device
> >    net/txgbe: add VF device promiscuous and allmulticast mode
> >    net/txgbe: support multicast MAC filter for VF driver
> >    net/txgbe: support to update MTU on VF device
> >    net/txgbe: support register dump on VF device
> >    net/txgbe: start and stop VF device
> >    net/txgbe: add some supports as PF driver implemented
> >    net/txgbe: support VF representor
> >    net/txgbe: hardware support for VF representor
> >    net/txgbe: support VLAN filter for VF representor
> >    doc: update release note for txgbe
> >
> Hi Jiawen,
> I put some comments on some patches, can you please send a new version
> with updates?
> And I want to note that it is specially hard to review this PMD because it is
> clone of complete and complex ixgbe driver.
> So most of the code is already ready, we are tying to structure it logically for
> upstreaming it but it is not possible to review the details of this much feature in
> this short time.
> For those feature we are relying on the Wangxun to test all these features, and
> to confirm this, can it be possible for Wangxun to send some test results for
> this release?

Hi Ferruh,

Should I provide test results of PF part applied to the main repo, and VF part with
some modifications? I mean, the latest version that I format the patches.

> Similar to those reports:
> https://patches.dpdk.org/patch/84436/
> https://patches.dpdk.org/patch/84500/
> https://patches.dpdk.org/patch/84517/

Those reports show the NICs supported platforms. All features in dts report don't
to be needed, do they?

> Also quick test results for the -rc2 & -rc3 can be very helpful, if you can provide,
> like:
> http://inbox.dpdk.org/dev/c2bd98a6da8d4955b19b8838c9bf60b7@intel.com/#
> t
> http://inbox.dpdk.org/dev/92ce632a-dc21-f50c-d4d6-85e7961b6e3b@linux.vne
> t.ibm.com/#t
> Thanks,
> ferruh

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